Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Jumeirah Lakes Towers is a massive mixed-use freehold development off Sheikh Zayed Road. It is just east of Dubai Marina and close to the Palm Jumeirah.

The area is often referred to as JLT.

Towers and Lake at JLT
Towers and Lake at JLT

Almost 100 towers are grouped around 3 artificial lakes and a park.

Key features are:

  • 26 clusters (A – Z) of 3 towers – Not all complete at the time of writing (September 2020). Mixture of offices, residential, and hotels.
  • Almas Tower – Located at the centre of Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Until 2009 it was the tallest building in Dubai.
  • 8 towers on the Jumeirah Lakes Towers Embankment.

JLT the physical address of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) Free Zone. This trading hub was established by the Government of Dubai as a commodities market hub and centre for global trade.

View of the skyscrapers at Jumeirah Lakes Towers in Dubai

DMCC is now one of the world’s leading markets for commodities such as gold, diamonds, tea, and coffee. Over 15,000 companies are registered here. More than 100,000 people live and work in the DMCC Free Zone/Jumeirah Lakes Towers.

Business based in Dubai’s free zones enjoy benefits such as the right to 100 percent business ownership and generous tax exemptions.

Tower Clusters at JLT

Towers at JLT are organised in ‘clusters’ of three. Each cluster offers its own parking area.

A plan/map of the tower clusters is shown below:

Jumeirah Lakes Towers - Cluster Map
Jumeirah Lakes Towers – Cluster Map

Names of the towers are detailed in the table below:

ClusterTower 1Tower 2Tower 3
ADubai Gate 2 (Residential)Movenpick Hotel (Hotel)Lake Side Residence (Residential)
BThe Wind Tower II (Office/Residential)Lake View (Residential)The Wind Tower I (Office/Residential)
CFortune Tower (Office/Residential)Gold Crest Executive Tower (Office/Residential)The Palladium (Office/Residential)
DIndigo Tower (Office/Residential)Lake Terrace (Residential)Lake City Tower (Office/Residential)
EGlobal Lake View (Residential)Al Shera Tower (Residential)Saba 1 (Office)
FBobyan Tower (Hotel Apartments)HDS Tower (Office)Indigo Icon (Office)
GDubai Arch Tower (Office/Residential)Jumeirah Business Centre (Office)JBC 9
HJBC 7Concorde (Office/Residential)JBC 8
ISilver Tower (Office)Platinum Tower (Office)Gold Tower (Office)
JGold Crest Views 2 (Residential)J2/Mohammed Ibrahim Tower (Residential)Bonnington Hotel
KK1IGO 101 (Residential)K2
LJBC 6Preatoni Tower (formerly Dubai Star Tower) (Office/Residential)Icon II (Residential)
MHDS Business Centre (Office)M2Icon I (Residential)
NThe Dome Tower (Office)Lake Point Tower (Residential)JBC 4
OReef Tower (Office)O2 Residence (Office/Residential)Madina Tower (Residential)
PArmada 1 (Residential)Armada 2 (Office)Armada 3 (Residential)
QSaba 3 (Residential)Dubai Gate 1 (Residential)Saba 2 (Residential)
RAl Waleed Paradise (Residential)Mag 214 (Residential)Al Saqran Tower (Office/Residential)
SGreen Lakes Towers 1 (Residential)Green Lakes Towers 2 (Residential)Green Lakes Towers 3 (Residential)
TFortune Executive Tower (Office)1 Lake Plaza (Office)Pullman Jumeirah Lakes Towers (Hotel)
UAl Seef Tower 3 (Residential)Al Seef Tower 2 (Residential)Tamweel Tower (Office/Residential)
VJBC 2Gold Crest Views (Residential)V3 (Residential)
WJBC 5Tiffany Tower (Office)Oaks Liwa Heights (Hotel Aparments)
XJumeirah Bay X1 (Residential)Jumeirah Bay X2 (Office)Jumeirah Bay X3 (Office)
YJBC 3 (Office)Lakeshore Tower (Residential)Swiss Tower (Office)


Hotels and places to stay in and around Jumeirah Lakes Towers include:

  • Vida Emirates Hills
  • Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers Dubai
  • Armada BlueBay
  • Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers
  • Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
  • Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Lake at Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai
Lake at Jumeirah Lakes Towers


There are supermarkets and stores around the development. The closest major shopping mall is the Dubai Marina Mall, on the other side of the Sheikh Zayed Road.

The shopping malls on the Palm Jumeirah are also nearby (The Pointe, Nakheel Mall, and Golden Mile Galleria).


JLT offers an excellent choice of restaurants.

The list was last updated on Sunday 4th of October 2020.

Couqley French BistroMovenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
French$$Cosy French bistro at Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Licensed.
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Kulcha KingO2 Residence, Cluster O
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Indian$$Indian cafe specialising in kulcha. Indoor and outdoor dining. Views of park.
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Le Petit BelgePullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Belgian, International, Bar$$Belgian bar. Happy hour, ladies’ nights, and Friday brunch.
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Manzoni Bistro and BarPullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Italian$$Italian restaurant and bar. Contemporary decor. Indoor and outdoor dining. Licensed. Business lunches, happy hours, and ladies’ nights.
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McGettigan'sBonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Bar, Irish$$Irish pub. Live music and comedy. Sports on big screen TVs. Pool tables. Beer garden. Friday brunch.
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PanosTaj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Mediterranean$$$Rooftop restaurant and pool bar at Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Happy hours and ladies’ nights. DJs. Infinity pool. Great views.
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ShamianaTaj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
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TJ'sTaj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Bar, International$$Sports cafe and bar. Industrial-chic design and floor-to-ceiling windows. Happy hour and brunches. Big screen TVs showing live sports.
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Urban Bar and Kitchen - UBKMovenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Bar, International$$Bar at Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Pub food, live music, ladies’ nights, happy hours, pool tables, and Friday brunch.
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Things to Do

Jumeirah Lakes Towers is predominantly offices and residential towers. There are few entertainment options within the area itself.

Jumeirah Lakes Towers Park stands at the centre of the development. There were originally 4 lakes at JLT. In 2013, one was drained and replaced with the park. The park features a children’s playground, jogging track, and basketball court. There are plenty of benches and shaded areas.

Jumeirah Lakes Towers Park
Jumeirah Lakes Towers Park

Dubai Marina is nearby and boasts a range of attractions and things to do. Options include Reel Cinemas Dubai Marina Mall, The Beach, Roxy Cinemas The Beach, and AIN Dubai.

The Palm Jumeirah is also within easy reach. Places to visit here include Aquaventure, The Lost Chambers, Dolphin Bay, and Reel Cinemas The Pointe.

The nearest beach to JLT is at The Beach JBR. It can be reached on foot by crossing Sheikh Zayed Road using one of the Dubai Metro bridges (DMCC or Dubai Marina).


There are no schools at Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Schools close by include the Regent International School, Dubai International Academy, Dubai British School, Emirates International School – Meadows, Winchester School, and Jebel Ali Primary School.


JLT is served by DMCC Metro Station (previously known as Jumeirah Lakes Towers Metro Station) and Dubai Marina Metro Station (formerly DAMAC Properties Metro Station). Both are on the Red Line.

There are direct Dubai Metro trains to destinations such as Dubai International Airport, Deira, Bur Dubai, Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall, and Jebel Ali.

Dubai Tram stations are connected to both DMCC Metro Station and Dubai Marina Metro Station. Trams go to destinations such as Dubai Marina/Jumeirah Beach Residence, Al Sufouh, Dubai Media City, and the Palm Jumeirah.

Dubai Marina, Sheikh Zayed Road, and Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai Marina, Sheikh Zayed Road, and Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Map of Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Our interactive map of Jumeirah Lakes Towers shows the location of hotels, restaurants, Dubai Metro stations, and other points of interest.

Photo Credit: Kirill Neiezhmakov/Shutterstock

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